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Come here for a lovely lunch or shop for luxe groceries – caviar, salmon cured in various ways. We love the beetroot one and the Shadi caviar farmed in China is amazing. A great spot to pick up gifts for your gourmand friends as well. Their caviar is the choice of Mr Robuchon – as […]

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I went in search of culinary history nuggets in Amsterdam and the heady influence of Indonesian cuisine is strong. Given that Indonesia as a Dutch colony, it was a goldmine for trade in spices, particularly nutmeg that was worth its weight in gold. Sari Citra means “authenticity” in Bahasa Indonesia and it was refreshing to walk in here […]

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Rounding up old and new favourites for a tipple or two and the usual suspects for a great brew. This post also ties up my collaboration with the Macao Tourism Board sharing my personal favourites on this sleepy backwater of Hong Kong, steeped in history and peppered with plenty of 16th century UNESCO monuments.  Macao […]

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One of the highlights of eating back home was Mr Tan’s Kelong, a wooden house on stilts at sea off the coast of Changi and not far from Pulau Ubin island. Thanks to food friend and cook extraordinaire S, we ate our heart out on the freshing seafood and catches of the day. I don’t have […]

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Found these photos from over a year ago and realised that I never wrote about my last Taipei trip. I no longer go on the hunt for “best this and that” following the crowds, but instead spend more time in the moment, wandering and discovering instead of checking things off a list. Here’s what I […]

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Took us a while to finally get a table here. Chef husband is typically spontaneous and last minute and we didn’t manage a table the last time, but this time I made reservations in advance through fellow Foodiehub Hong Kong expert FDE  who is friends with chef Gaggan. mango and uni ice cream cone in a crepe […]

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I like Korean food, but my husband has less appreciation for it, especially Kimchi that is an acquired taste. He say the smell radiates out of my pores after consuming the pickled vegetables. There are Korean communities all over the world and they bring with them all these delicious sauces and foods. Macau has a […]

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I loved chef Adam’s cooking at Chachawan and used to eat there regularly. I am happy to report that his new outfit Samsen is just as great, with a focus on more simple food, plenty of appetisers and noodles options. V’s favourite is the egg with chilli jam, it was nice, but my Thai friend PJ […]

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It’s been over two years since I’ve been to Little Bao when they had just opened. Menus were fixed and there wasn’t a choice to à la carte. Naturally the baos are fantastic. I always go for the braised pork belly, but there is beef and chicken on the menu. I followed my friend’s lead […]

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The latest spot in town for some specialty coffee, savory crepes, club sandwiches and a dessert menu. Bright airy with plenty of natural light streaming in from the skylit glass ceiling. Service is still spotty, every new opening’s teething problems, but the food is simple, fresh and good. A café type spot that has been […]

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